Kia reveals all-electric Niro EV at Busan Motor Show
Kia Niro EV revealed with long-distance 380 kilometer driving range
· Crossover design and versatility with zero-emissions powertrain
· On-sale in Korea later in 2018; global sales to follow
· Korean debut for Kia SP Concept and Stinger GT Wide Body in Busan
Kia Motors has revealed its new Niro EV at the 2018 Busan International Motor Show today in Korea. With a range of 380 kilometers (236 miles)*, the all-electric Niro EV combines driving enjoyment with eye-catching design, and crossover utility with a zero-emissions powertrain.
In addition to the Niro EV, Kia Motors also unveiled two other vehicles at the Busan International Motor Show. The Kia SP Concept – first unveiled at the 2018 AutoExpo in India – makes its Korean debut, and hints at Kia’s future SUV design vision. The Kia Stinger GT Wide Body also makes its Korean debut, following its introduction at the 2017 SEMA show in Las Vegas in the USA.
Han-Woo Park, President and CEO of Kia Motors Corporation, commented: “The Niro EV will be Kia’s second globally-sold electric vehicle, following the immensely popular Soul EV. It demonstrates the progress Kia has made in delivering comfortable, practical and fun-to-drive vehicles that lead the way in zero-emissions driving.”
Following the Busan Motor Show, the Niro EV will go on sale in Korea during the second half of 2018, and will be introduced to other markets in due course.
Hi People Mover!
Welcome to our People Mover Month. Check out our latest range from Kia )people movers… Carnival, Sorento and the Sportage.
PEOPLE MOVERS with KIA…
CARNIVAL – SLEEK, STYLISH & SOPHISTICATED
Showcasing a refreshed design and new smart features, the Kia Carnival is raising the benchmark again. With its bold all-round styling and sophisticated standard of innovation, picking up the kids and grabbing groceries has never looked, or felt, better.
SORENTO – EQUIPPED FOR EPIC FAMILY ADVENTURES
You may never hear “Are we there yet?” again. Combining supreme comfort and the latest in-car technologies, the new Kia Sorento offers an exhilarating environment for you and your crew.
SPORTAGE – LUXURIOUS FINISHES
An ergonomic interior layout and wide dashboard enrich the driving experience. High quality materials are adorned across the spacious cabin, expertly blending satin & chrome highlights with soft touch materials. A premium infotainment unit and JBL sound system 1 is included with Apple CarPlay™† and Android Auto™‡ smartphone connectivity.
MORE INFORMATION… AUTO ELITE KIA eNEWS OCTOBER 2018
Australia’s Best Cars 2018 – Category Winners
|Micro Category||Kia Picanto S|
|Light Category||Mazda2 Maxx|
|Small Car <$35,000||Mazda3 Maxx Sport|
|Small Car >$35,000||BM9W 125i|
|Medium Car <$50,000||Toyota Camry Ascent Hybrid|
|Medium Car >$50,000||BMW 330i Sportline|
|Large Car <$70,000||Kia Stinger 200S|
|Family Wagon||Kia Carnival SLi|
|Sports <$50,000||Hyundai i30 N|
|Sports $50,000 – $100,000||Mercedes A 45 AMG|
|Small 2WD SUV <$35,000||Mazda CX-3 Maxx|
|AWD SUV <$50,000||Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium|
|AWD SUV $50,000 – $65,000||Kia Sorento GT Line|
|AWD SUV $65,000 – $125,000||Volvo XC60 D4 Inscription|
|4X4 Dual Cab Utes||Ford Ranger XLT 3.2|
It’s Our Promise
First Stinger hits the road for Queensland Police Service
Drivers in Queensland take note. From today you run the risk of feeling the sting of Queensland Police’s latest road safety weapon, the high-performance V6 Kia Stinger.
After an extended assessment program the first of a fleet of Stinger 330 V6 models has begun service with the Road Policing Command as an ongoing replacement for the traditional Holden and Ford pursuit vehicles.
The Original Plant of Kia Motors
When it first opened in June 1973, the Sohari Plant produced two-wheeled vehicles. Then it added three-wheeled vehicles and four-wheeled trucks to its lineup before it finally started producing four-wheeled passenger cars.
The Driving Force for the Growth of Korea’s Automotive Industry
The lineup formerly produced in the Sohari Plant, including the Brisa, the Bongo and the Rio, fueled the tandem development of Kia Motors and Korea’s auto industry.
AUSTRALIA’S ONLY 7 YEAR UNLIMITED KM WARRANTY*
Introducing Australia’s Best Warranty offering – 7 Years Unlimited Kilometre warranty, backed by up to 7 Years Roadside Assistance (subject to eligibility) and 7 Years Capped Price Servicing – because we think peace-of-mind is an important part of any vehicle purchase.
It’s our show of commitment to you. Which shouldn’t be surprising, especially since your Kia already comes packed with the latest advanced automotive technology and is tuned specifically for Australian road conditions – so come and enjoy the journey with us.
All new Kia cars now come with a 7 year warranty… Find Out More…